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Make Your Own Sand Mattress? September 07 2019

Sand as a mattress filling?  This was not our idea but one of our customer's. In his email to us he said the only place he could sleep free of back pain was at the beach.  He was writing to know if he could use sand in our mattress kits instead of buckwheat hulls.   I grew up near the beach and had also spent many nights sleeping on sand. I remember how it did give...

DIY Box Bed Frame July 23 2017

Historically, beds were as simple as wood boxes raised off the floor, filled with readily available materials from nature. It is so nice to see the return of this concept!  This photo was sent in from one of our customers who made his own box style bed frame for his DIY buckwheat hull mattress.   We love the orientation of the pods (customer's own design).  Since the frame holds the...

News: Eight Foot Round Twist Mattress Kit Delivered June 12 2012

 Visit the Make Your Own Mattress Forum to see the latest kit delivered:  An 8 foot round custom kit for a floating bed!

Luffa Freak of Gourd World May 14 2012

    I love the title of this article, which by the way, suggests the use of luffa as a mattress stuffing!  Plant your own luffa garden this spring and be sleeping on it by the fall :)  Read article here.  Image via Daves Garden.
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